WHAT IS FEROX XT?
FEROX XT contains Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid
Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml belongs to a class of medications called ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of iron and haemoglobin). Its deficiency occurs mainly due to poor diet, poor absorption of food or increased folate use in the body (in pregnancy). Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying the adequate oxygen required to various body tissues.
Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml is a combination of two drugs, namely: Elemental Iron and Folic acid. Elemental iron helps with the transportation of oxygen throughout the body and the production of red blood cells. Folic acid works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body. Together, Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml helps treat anaemia.
Take Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition. You may experience constipation, dry mouth, loss of appetite, bloating, diarrhoea in some cases. Most of these side effects of Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
Do not take Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml if you are allergic to iron, folic acid or any of the ingredients of Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml. Do not start taking any new medication without telling your doctor. Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml is generally safe to consume during pregnancy and lactation. However, talk to your doctor if you have any concerns. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml. Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml should be given to a child under 12 years of age only if advised by the doctor. Read more: Ferox XT
Uses of Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml
Iron deficiency (anaemia)
Ferox XT Suspension 200 ml is a combination drug containing or ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of red blood cells and haemoglobin). During pregnancy, the demand for iron and folic acid in the body is increased, therefore Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml acts as a supplement in pregnancy. It also helps the body produce and maintain new cells, prevents the DNA from mutating, leading to cancer. Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml contains Elemental Iron and Folic acid (haematinics combination), which works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) and haemoglobin in the body. Thus, the use of Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml is associated with a reduced risk of iron deficiency and anaemia, especially in pregnant women. click here
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml
- Loss Of Appetite
- Dry Mouth
- Skin rashes
WHAT FEROX XT IS USED FOR?
FEROX XT is used in the management of:
Iron deficiency anemia
Anemia of nutritional origin, infancy or childhood
Ferox-XT syrup is Nutritional supplement which contains Elemental Iron and Folic Acid.
Role of key ingredients:-
Elemental Iron is source of iron,Iron transports oxygen throughout the body and maintains red blood cells, thus making an individual feel energetic and preventing anemia.
Folic acid is essential to numerous bodily functions ranging from nucleotide biosynthesis to the remethylation of homocysteine. It is especially important during periods of rapid cell division and growth. Both children and adults require folic acid to produce healthy red blood cells and prevent anemia.
Ferox-XT syrup used in the treatment:-
Nutritional deficiency anemia during pregnancy
Iron deficiency anaemia
Direction for use:-
Ferox-XT syrup can be taken orally with water, after meals.
Use under medical supervision.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your Doctor, if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients in FEROX XT
Have hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia
Have peptic ulcer, regional enteritis
Have ulcerative colitis
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking FEROX XT
Tell your doctor before taking FEROX XT, if you are taking any other medicine including medicines obtained without prescription or any other supplements or herbal products.
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take FEROX XT exactly as your health care provider has told you
It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use
Keep out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use after the expiry date
Ingredients and Benefits
Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid: One of the essential vitamins which play a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells. It is essential for the development of brain and spinal cord of growing baby and lack of this during pregnancy can lead to birth defects.
Iron: It is a vital mineral that the body requires. It is crucial for haemoglobin (Hb) formation (present in red blood cells). Hb carries oxygen from the lungs to the entire body. It is also part of myoglobin that supplies oxygen to muscles. It plays a significant role in immunity, the formation of certain hormones and regulating body temperature.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml if you are allergic to iron, folic acid, or any of the ingredients of Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml is known to interact with medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (penicillamine, sulfasalazine), blood cholesterol (cholestyramine), Parkinson’s disease (levodopa, carbidopa), thyroid disease (thyroxine), bone disease (bisphosphonates), certain cancers (aminopterin, methotrexate), malaria (pyrimethamine), Wilson’s disease (trientine), antibiotics (cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines).
Drug-Food Interaction: Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml should not be taken along with alcohol, dairy products, and eggs as it might affect Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml absorption in the body.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml is known to interact if you have or ever had a stomach ulcer, vitamin B12 deficiency, any blood disorder, repeated blood transfusions, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon), anaemia, folate tumour.
Anaemia: It is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying adequate oxygen to various body tissues. Anaemia can be temporary, which can be treated with the help of supplements, and it can also be long-term, which might require medical procedures. It makes you feel tired very quickly due to a lack of oxygen supply in the body. It is one of the most common blood disorders.
Folate deficiency: The deficiency of folic acid in the body is known as folate deficiency. It generally occurs when your diet does not have sufficient folic acid (citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables). Folate deficiency, if left untreated, can lead to anaemia.
How does Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml work?
Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml contains Elemental Iron and Folic acid, primarily used to treat anaemia. Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body.
Is it safe to take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml if you are planning to conceive?
Folic acid requirements are usually met from the diet, but additional supplements are required in its deficiency. Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml is advised to pregnant women who want to conceive as folate utilization is increased in pregnancy. It is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
Can I take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml along with tea or milk?
It is recommended not to take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml along with tea, coffee, milk or eggs as the body might absorb less iron supplements if you take them together, which may reduce the effectiveness of Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml.
What is the best time to take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml?
Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach. But in some patients, it causes an upset stomach if taken on an empty stomach. So, please take it as suggested by your doctor if you have an upset stomach problem.
Why is it necessary to take Ferox-XT Suspension 200 ml when you are pregnant?
If you are pregnant, it is necessary to maintain the right level of folic acid to reduce the risk of neural tube defects as the baby’s central nervous system develops. So, to avoid any defect, it is necessary to take it for the first three months as the neural tube is formed completely by this time.
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